Great Lakes and Ohio Valley Ethnohistory Collection

Scope

This collection contains 469 linear feet of material separated into 9 series:

  • Tribal History Document Series
  • Microfilm Series
  • Indian Claims Commission Series
  • Reproduced Document Series
  • Transcribed Document Series
  • Maps
  • Tribal Indices
  • Research Notes
  • Indices to Project Sources 

The Indian tribal groups include the Chippewa (Ojibwa), Delaware, Huron (Wyandot), Illinois, Kickapoo, Mascouten, Menomini, Miami (Miami proper, Wea, Piankashaw, Eel River), Ohio Valley Iroquois, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Sac, Shawnee, Sioux (Santee Dakota), and Winnebago.

The geographic area investigated by the GLOVE project include in whole or in part the present states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and North Dakota.

Documents cover the time period 1540-1957.